It may seem small but for public companies such as banding

Assumption which says that the eco-friendly company policy that would remove the huge costs that were not proved. With environmentally friendly policies, it turns out Bakrie Telecom can actually save USD 20 billion per year.

“It may seem small but for public companies such as banding, this will increase the capitalization,” said President Director of Bakrie Telecom Anindya Bakrie, at the launch of the initiative ‘Green To State’, in Blitz Megaplex Pacific Place, Jakarta, Thursday, November 4, 2010.

Some savings are taken banding involves the reduction of the use of natural resources (reduce), the reuse of all materials (reuse), and electronic waste recycling programs, paper and other materials (recycle).

For savings in the energy sector, the Company uses free cooling system cooling BTS box that is expected to provide energy efficiency by 50 percent.

According to General Manager of Corporate Brand Esia also be responsible initiative of Green For State, Galuh Neftita, free refrigeration cooling system utilizing outside ventilation equipped with antifungal material and antilumut.

Previously, the BTS must be conditioned with the temperature to 15 degrees celsius, with new cooling methods, the BTS-BTS banding can hold up to a maximum operating temperature of 40 degrees celsius.

As a result, companies can reduce electricity costs up to Rp 10.5 billion per year. The contribution to the environment is the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 5 million pounds per year, or the equivalent of 1000 cars.

Other BTel savings gained from the use of RUIM material and new vouchers. According to Vice President BTel Erik Meijer, now 85 percent of vouchers Esia is electric voucher that do not require special materials.

For any physical voucher, the Company has reduced its use of paper and plastic, where the size of the vouchers have been reduced by 80 percent. BTel claims, the savings from this sector, can reach millions of dollars. Meanwhile, Erik explains, material plastic card that can be saved, when aligned can reach a length and a half journey to the moon.

To reduce paper usage and the electricity office, the Company can save up to Rp 1.5 billion per year. The contribution to the environment, meaning the equivalent of 300 cars and the use of rescue for the 200 trees.

Erik said, the Company will also promote this initiative to its partners. Erik optmistis, this can be done considering the partner companies are also beginning to realize the importance of environmentally friendly policies.

For example, the largest vendor Esia cell phone supplier, Huawei, it also had first become a member of the Global initiative eSustainability Initiative (GeSI). Even starting next year, the Company will also cooperate with Huawei distributor in Indonesia, Dian Graha Electric, to collect the handset used for recycling. BTel target to 2012 will be able to recycle about 50 thousand phone trace.

According to the Chairman of the Board of Global e-Sustainability Initiative, Luis Neves, telematics industry currently contributes about 2 percent of global carbon emissions. And that number is predicted to increase to 3 percent in 2020.

However, telematics can also be optimized as a sector that could reduce global carbon emissions to 15 percent in 2020. Figures 15 percent, said Neves, equivalent to 600 billion euros, or about Rp 7500 trillion. “Telematics sector can do many things to address climate change issues,” he said.


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